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143cvhealth9 - heart attack viral infections rheumatic...

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9 Forms of CVD • Stroke - blockage of cerebral artery – blood supply to brain is impeded – CVA - cerebral vascular accident – death of brain cells • Congestive Heart Failure • Many things can damage hearts pumping capacity – Hypertension,
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Unformatted text preview: heart attack, viral infections, rheumatic fever, birth defects • When heart cannot maintain output, fluid build up can occur causing swelling (edema) in various parts of body • Process is known as congestive heart failure...
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This note was uploaded on 12/27/2011 for the course KIN 143 taught by Professor Asmundson during the Fall '09 term at Simon Fraser.

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